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A few weeks ago, in a testament to the power of social media, one man reunited a WWII soldier’s picture with his family. It belonged to Flatland reporter Mike McGraw. In return, perhaps we can reunite this sketch of the campsite, found in Sgt. McGraw's letters home, with the family of the artist. (From KCPT)
The story of how an analog-era baby boomer got a much-needed lesson on the power and connectivity of social media and "the Internets" when he was reunited with a World War II-era photo of his father. Now he needs your help reuniting this sketch of the campsite with the family of the artist.
May 30, 2016 at 10:19 pm
If we are patient and tolerant of their mistakes; if we acknowledge what they feel is unfair and what is going well in their lives; if we talk about our own disappointments and frustrations; and especially, if we express enthusiastic interest in their interests and concerns, they will be more likely to open up. (From PBS Parents)
Building a strong foundation of communication with your child can help facilitate conversation when the topics get tough.
May 30, 2016 at 10:00 pm
Indigenous artists illuminate Sydney Opera House in light festival
(From PBS NewsHour)
More than 90 installations appear at this year's Vivid Sydney festival.
May 30, 2016 at 8:00 pm
As more and more states struggle with declining rural populations, these areas are experiencing an acute challenge in hiring and retaining lawyers (From PBS NewsHour)
May 30, 2016 at 4:00 pm
In "TED Talks: War & Peace”, Sebastian Junger talks about how treatment for soldiers returning home with PTSD isn’t just a reflection on their own mental health, but on our society as a whole. See the full talk Monday, May 30 at 10/9c on PBS.
May 30, 2016 at 2:00 pm
Educator Darrell Jones, who became a teacher after retiring from 20 years of service in the Air Force, wrote about how he answers a common question from students on Memorial Day: does he know anyone who has died in service? (From PBS NewsHour)
Darrell Jones, who served in the U.S. Air Force for 20 years, shares how he teaches his classes about the history of Memorial Day and how he answers the question often posed by his students: does he know anyone who has died?
May 30, 2016 at 1:00 pm
See an excerpt from tonight's POV film Of Men and War. (Airs at 10/9c)
"For the longest time you wouldn't admit or have anything to do with PTSD. If anyone even brought that up, you'd go through the roof." Of Men and War is an unparalleled look at the enduring consequences of PTSD on veterans and their families. Watch TONIGHT at 10/9c on PBS.
May 30, 2016 at 12:36 pm
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